Why LegUp?

Founded in 2003 by owner Toby D'Elia, LegUp Dog Walking & Pet Care consistently provides Marin County pet owners with reliable, professional, and courteous care for all of their pet needs. No matter what service we provide, you can rest assured that the utmost care and respect are being given to your pet—and to your home—by LegUp. Additionally, our contractors are screened thoroughly and are required to have years of experience as pet care providers before becoming part of the LegUp team.

Why choose LegUp?


  • Services available 365 days a year
  • On call for special needs or circumstances
  • Rain or shine we are there for you and your pet


  • Are licensed and insured (pet, employee, and personal property)
  • Are members of the Better Business Bureau and Pet Sitters Associates, LLC
  • A portion of proceeds donated to The Marin Humane Society
  • Background checks completed prior to the hiring of employees
  • We always comply with local regulations regarding leashes and picking up after ourselves
  • We maintain a database of Pet Profiles that contain all pertinent information on your pet
  • Pet Profiles are with LegUp representatives during our entire care of your pet
  • Email confirmations describing services and fees
  • Visits are made to your home before the first assignment
  • Referral Programs
  • References available
  • Monthly billing cycles: No need to have checks or cash-on-hand ready


  • Water brought along on each walk to ensure pet is well hydrated
  • Towels brought along on rainy days so your dog will be dry upon return
  • We will administer medications as needed—at no additional charge
  • Veterinarian on call for emergencies
  • If you are training your dog, we will attempt to reinforce learned behaviors such as sitting at corners, sitting, heel, etc.
  • Calls to confirm you have returned home as scheduled (i.e. from vacation) as well as to notify you of your pet’s safe return (i.e. from the vet or groomer)