Therapy Dogs

Meet and experience the unconditional love of a St. John Ambulance (SJA) therapy dog. They’re here to help you feel welcomed and relaxed before your flight.

Updates regarding COVID-19

The Therapy Dogs program is temporarily suspended due to our proactive response to COVID-19. Please continue to monitor our webpage for updates. 

Luna

"When I am not chasing squirrels, I love to greet people and make them smile at Toronto Pearson. I look forward to spending some time with you before you take off or meet your loved one at the airport."
Luna, Toronto Pearson therapy dog

Cheyenne

"My name is Cheyenne and I would love to follow you on to your plane, especially if you are going to Alaska, as I am a true northern dog at heart. If I can’t be your travel companion, I’ll ensure your travel experience at Toronto Pearson is a great one!"
Cheyenne, Toronto Pearson therapy dog

Pumpkin

"My name is Pumpkin and I love greeting people at Toronto Pearson and making them smile. I do get into mischief sometimes, especially when I eat my Mom’s lip balm. Yummy! If I could fly anywhere in the world, it would be to Tibet to visit the Buddhist monks."
Pumpkin, Toronto Pearson therapy dog

Ringo Starr

"My name is Ringo Starr and I am Fab! All I need to do is act naturally to make your day at Toronto Pearson. I hope to travel to Finland, whether on an airplane or a yellow submarine. I know I will get there with a little help from my friends!"
Ringo Starr, Toronto Pearson therapy dog

Ghost

"My name is Ghost. I’m here to brighten your day at Toronto Pearson. I love to greet people and make them smile. In the summer, I love going camping, swimming and playing in the lake. In winter I like to take snow baths on a cold, snowy day."
Ghost, Toronto Pearson therapy dog

Shep

"My name is Shep and I love to eat cheese and hoard socks! I also love greeting new people at Toronto Pearson. If I could fly anywhere in the world I would go to Wisconsin, cause that’s where cheese is made!"
Shep, Toronto Pearson therapy dog

Kahlua

"Nothing makes me happier then greeting lots of new people at Toronto Pearson. I love being petted, getting and giving love, so being a St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog has come naturally to me. Making someone smile – makes my day!"
Kahula, Toronto Pearson therapy dog

Zorie

"My name is Zorie. I love fun activities like paddle boarding and playing hide and seek. Most of all, I love greeting new people at Toronto Pearson and bringing them joy. I look forward to visiting with you and making you smile."
Zorie, Toronto Pearson therapy dog