Anti-vaxxers are refusing to vaccinate their pet DOGS amid claims it can give ...

Anti-vaxxers are refusing to vaccinate their pet DOGS amid claims it can give them autism - as vets slam the bizarre new theory Some anti-vaxxer pet owners are now denying their pet dogs vaccinations  They believe the canines could develop autism as a result of the vaccination   Vet Dr Sam Kovac has said there is no recorded cases to back-up the theory   He says owners could put their dogs in serious danger by not vaccinating them 

By Laura Withers For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 15:05 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 15:32 BST, 1 April 2019

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A number of anti-vaxxer pet owners are now denying their dogs vaccinations for potentially deadly diseases because of a bizarre new theory. 

Some pet owners, who are part of the movement opposed to vaccinations, are under the false impression their pooch could develop autism if they were to be vaccinated.

The alarming new trend, derived from the UK, has now reached Australian shores and has seen increasing numbers of pet owners opt for alternative methods of medication.

Some pet owners, who are part of the movement opposed to vaccinations, are under the false impression their pooch could develop autism if they were to be vaccinated (stock)

Some pet owners, who are part of the movement opposed to vaccinations, are under the false impression their pooch could develop autism if they were to be vaccinated (stock)

'It is increasingly worrying how many people are analysing and making decisions based on what they can get off YouTube and Google, rather than from peer-reviewed research or legitimate scientific journals,' Sydney veterinarian Dr Sam Kovac told The Daily Telegraph.

'Pet anti-vaxxers are adamant that

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