Mary Margaret Callahan – Sr. National Director of Program Development

Mary Margaret Callahan Pet Partners

Mary Margaret Callahan and Mimi

Mary Margaret Callahan is the Senior National Director of Program Development at Pet Partners, where she oversees the Therapy Animal Program which registers nine different species.

Responsible for supporting safe and effective animal-assisted interventions for 15,000 Pet Partners teams across all 50 states, Mary Margaret works to ensure highly trained and professional volunteers making a difference in their community while also promoting industry standards to ensure animal welfare.

The daughter of a veterinarian, Mary Margaret grew up surrounded by pets and has a deep appreciation for the strength of the human-animal bond. She lives in a small farm outside the Seattle area with her husband, daughter and pets including two dogs, two cats, eight miniature goats and an assortment of backyard poultry. When not working, Mary Margaret spends her time daydreaming about owning a miniature donkey.


To arrange an interview with Mary Margaret please contact the press office on (425) 679-5514 or email