I am a GS and work for an animal rescue group. I go to the shelter and save kitties, sometimes in questionable health. But I wear gloves and then shower as soon as I get home. My boss was pg when she worked at the shelter and then settled into rescue. My Dr. simply told me to use general safety and health cautions. Wash hands, change clothes, etc. I really hope you and your furr babies won't have to adjust to unrealistic routines. Best of luck!