By Emily Crane For Dailymail.com
Published: 00:04 BST, 2 August 2017 | Updated: 00:04 BST, 2 August 2017
Some dog owners are refusing to vaccinate their pooches out of fear they will develop autism.
Veterinarians in Brooklyn, New York have reported an increasing number of anti-vaxxer pet owners who say they are worried the vaccinations will harm their dogs.
'We do see a higher number of clients who don't want to vaccinate their animals,' Dr Amy Ford of the Veterinarian Wellness Center of Boerum Hill told the Brooklyn Paper.