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How I Transformed My German Shepherd's Behavior in 30 Days with This One Unconventional Method

(Without Endless Hours, Costly Dog Training Schools, or Frustrating Techniques That Just Don’t Work.)

By Z. Hawkins | Wed, April 24, 2024 | 08:16 am

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“Get that damn dog away from my daughter!”

My heart was racing.

I felt a rush of panic coming to my chest and my mind went blank.

This was completely out of character.

Max never showed any signs of hostility in the past.

Not towards my family…

Not towards other people…

And definitely not towards children.

But this time, it was different.

I don’t know if the girl caught him by surprise, or if he was just in a bad mood that day…

But Max turned sharply, with a low growl rumbling in his throat…

And in a split second, he snapped at the young girl. 

It sent chills down to my body.

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My palms started sweating as I felt helpless for what was about to happen.

But thank goodness…

The child wasn’t close enough…

And his teeth didn’t make contact.

But the damage was done.

The poor girl stumbled backward, startled and crying, as her parents rushed over.

The air tensed immediately.

Horrified parents were yelling at me on one side…

And me, heart pounding and holding Max by his collar on the other.

And that moment I felt everything flashing right in front of my eyes.

I remembered all the times we dismissed Maxs’ misbehavior with the “That’s just the way dogs are” attitude….

All the times we dismissed him chewing on our shoes and clothes…

All the times he would pull on the leash while we were out walking throughout the neighborhood.

I felt devastated and betrayed.

That night, I felt so scared I couldn’t sleep.

I tossed and turned all night.

I knew that something had to change.

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If I did nothing again, the next time we might not be so lucky.

This was no longer just about managing Max’s misbehavior…

It was about both ours and other people’s safety.

I couldn’t let this happen ever again.

And what’s even worse… the horror story doesn’t end there.

After the event, it was like something clicked in Maxs’ head and he started acting like a completely different dog…

He was barking all night waking up the neighbors…

He got in fights with dogs who were once his “best friends”…

And he even started being hostile to my brother Jack.

Max became a real concern for our family.

And I hate to say it…

But we just felt hopeless.

And right then and there I realized I had 3 choices.

  1. I could get rid of Max…by either sending him off to the shelter or putting him down…

And live the rest of my life with a feeling of crippling failure and remorse…

Because I had to say goodbye or even KILL my dog…

Just because I couldn’t control his antics.

  1. I could pay trainers thousands of dollars to try to make dog behave…

And watch them use cruel and dominating techniques on my furry friend…

That I know will backfire sooner or later, and damage my relationship with my dog.

  1. Or I could make the choice I did…

I could take things into my own hands….

I could try to learn what makes my dog (and all dogs) tick…

I could learn how to reprogram his behavior…

And I could learn how to make him act like the good boy I always wanted him to be.

I knew there would be a solution out there somewhere…

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So for the next 3 months, I browsed the internet and tried every trick and technique I could come across.

From clickers to collars and exhausting my dog with exercise – you name it.

I’ve tried everything.

And 90% of the techniques I’ve found online just never worked no matter how much effort I put in.

The other 10%?

Well, they did work. But they were only short-term fixes…

After a couple of days of using them…

Max would always get back to his old state – pulling the leash, being aggressive, and barking all night long waking up the neighbors.

And I’m going to be completely honest…

After a month of spinning in circles – I felt hopeless.

And I am embarrassed to say this, but I gave up.

I have come to terms with the fact that Max has to go.

That night, as I was laying in bed, the weight of the decision to give up Max was crushing.

But then, it hit me like a ton of bricks.

My sister’s boyfriend (now husband) has been working as a police officer for a decade at that point.

He often talked about the K9 unit and the incredible training the dogs underwent.


Just maybe…

He could introduce me to a K9 trainer who could help Max.

And to keep a long story short…

After days of practically begging – I found myself at the police station.

I was immediately struck by the stark contrast between the disciplined, obedient German Shepherds…

And Max’s unruly behavior. 

These dogs were not pulling on their leashes, barking unnecessarily, or ignoring commands.

And what stood out most was the evident bond, respect, and love between the handlers and their dogs.

I learned a lot that day about how they train dogs 

How they get them to bite, chase, and search on command…

And how they develop and nurture the bond between them.

However, as enlightening as that was, that wasn’t the turning point in my struggle with Max.

Just as the shift was winding down, I noticed an old lady sitting alone on a bench beside the training field. 

And right out of the gate, I could FEEL something different about her.

I’m not sure if it was the way she was talking calmly…

Her age…

Or maybe just the way she observed everything quietly…

But I just felt she could help me out.

I felt the pull to talk to her.

So, I approached her and began pouring out my frustrations and the saga of Max’s behavioral issues

From the start with minor misbehaviors…

To that one time, he knocked over a desk in our yard and destroyed old Aunt Jules’s white dress…

And the incident that happened with the kid in the park.

She listened intently, nodding along.

When I finished, she gave me a small, knowing smirk and said:

“If you want to make German Shepherds listen to you must learn how to speak in their language. And most importantly - you must learn how to reprogram their mind using their brain triggers.”

She reached into her bag, pulled out an old, navy blue notebook, and tore off a piece of paper.

On it, she scribbled a few sentences that would forever change my perspective on dog training.

“You see, the root cause of many behavioral issues in German Shepherds isn’t necessarily a lack of training effort or love from their owners.

Most responsible dog owners learn the techniques and put in the work.

But what’s holding most people back is a fundamental misunderstanding of the dog’s nature…

And how they evolved alongside humans from their wild ancestors.”

She explained that our relationship with dogs didn’t start with the well-behaved pets we know today.

It began with wild wolves who slowly got used to living with humans as our ancestors settled down from nomadic lifestyles.

And over hundreds and even thousands of years of wolves getting used to us…

They picked up a set of “brain triggers” that will eventually help us get along.

These aren’t just another set of tricks or techniques…

They are deeply ingrained into every German Shepherds’ psychology…

“The key,” she continued, “is not only to understand what these brain triggers are but to know how to reprogram them for your good.

By doing so, you align their natural impulses with the behaviors we desire in our modern homes and lives. 

This is the missing link in traditional training methods.”

As I listened, a part of me was skeptical.

Ancestral instincts?

Brain triggers?

Honestly, I was dumbfounded and ready to walk away.

And obviously, the lady could feel my disbelief so she told me:

“You don’t have to believe me. Just try it out for 5 days. Help yourself, your dog and your family.”

She gave me the piece of paper she previously tore out of the notebook and walked away.

So I went home that evening in total disbelief.

Could this be the piece of the puzzle I was missing?

Frankly – I doubted it.

But I was willing to try anything.

If these techniques don’t work, we’re going to have to put Max back into the animal shelter.

So for the next five days, I started using the techniques the old lady wrote on that piece of paper…

And after many tries…

Nothing happened.

Maxs’ behavior didn’t change one single bit.

He still kept jumping on people…

Being possessive over things…

And even getting destructive and ripping things apart all over the house.

Nothing worked.

Was I doing it wrong?

You can imagine how disappointed I was.

Not to mention I felt like an idiot for trusting that old lady.

I remember one day my parents and I talked about the exact day when we were putting Max to the animal shelter.

We finally agreed on the date and marked it on our family calendar sitting on the wall.

And while I was sad and I couldn’t let him go…

I didn’t blame them.

At the end of the day, it was my dog and I failed to make him behave.

So that day I went to bed knowing that these were the last few days I had with Max…

I felt so miserable and incompetent…

And I fell asleep crying and sobbing.

But the next morning - everything changed.

At first, I noticed a tiny but significant detail.

I woke up all by myself.

And instead of the usual dog growls and barks that would wake me up in the middle of the night…

I finally had a good night’s sleep.

I knew something was off.

Did my parents already take Max to the animal shelter?

It can’t be… the date we marked on the calendar was in a week from now.

I got out of bed, went downstairs and looked out of the window into our backyard…

I remember one day my parents and I talked about the exact day when we were putting Max to the animal shelter.

We finally agreed on the date and marked it on our family calendar sitting on the wall.

And while I was sad and I couldn’t let him go…

I didn’t blame them.

At the end of the day, it was my dog and I failed to make him behave.

So that day I went to bed knowing that these were the last few days I had with Max…

I felt so miserable and incompetent…

And I fell asleep crying and sobbing.

And I could see Max sitting and patiently waiting for someone to go out and play with him…

So I went out, still pretty suspicious and wondering if this was all some kind of sick joke…

And I tried using the techniques the lady taught me once again.

And for once – they worked.

I can still remember the moment Max finally started listening and responding to my commands.

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It was like everything came together all at once.

Now, don’t get me wrong…

What happened wasn’t a miracle.

Nothing like that.

But after a week of training, the change was more than obvious.

And after a month, Max behaved like a completely different dog.

He stopped whining and crying while we were away…

Barking in the middle of the night…

Jumping on people and thinking everybody is trying to play with him…

And even minor things like playing with his food bowl like it was a toy, stealing our food, and escaping his kennel.

And after telling my childhood friend Lucy…

She wanted me to give her the “secret” so that she could do the same for her german shepherd, Aria.

Now at first, I thought she was joking because she never told me about the problems she had with her GSD at home…

But as it turns out, tons of other people had the same problems I had with my dog (more on that in a minute).

So I told Lucy everything she needed to know…

Long story short, her results speak for themselves:

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Now, after sharing what I did, many of my friends started asking me to do the same thing to their dogs….

And the word slowly spread around so eventually…

I had hundreds of people sending me emails for advice…

And I was so busy I just couldn’t keep up and help everyone (I’ll get to that in a minute).

But after years of experience – I noticed there are 3 main mistakes people are making when it comes to training their dog.

3 little things they can change in their training…

That can make the change from you spending hundreds of hours in training all for your dog to continue misbehaving…

And you transform your dog into the pet of your dreams 10 times faster.

And the first one is using outdated and debunked training methods.

Now, first I want to show you something.

This is what a car used to look like in the 1940s:

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And, while cars from that time look cool and stylish…

They are nothing like the cars you can see driving on the streets today:

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Now, if you showed someone these two pictures…

And asked them if the dog training advice from these two periods in history would be different…

That person would assume that, just like the car, the dog training advice evolved over the years.

That person would assume that after so many years, most people changed their training programs according to the new discoveries people are having day by day.

But that person would sadly…


You see, most of the training advice you see today from  so-called “experts” and “gurus” is the same old advice you could learn from 1940s books on dog training.

Literally the same.

Just with a different face, story, and package on it.

And I don’t blame them.

I don’t think they’re evil or that they’re trying to trick you.

They’re probably just uninformed and they don’t know better.

They don’t stay on top of new findings related to dog training, nutrition and wellness…

And you just end up suffering in the end because of the wrong info you’ve been passed down.

But that’s sadly not all…

The second problem with most dog training programs on the market is that…

They don’t take into account the traits and the temperament of different dog breeds.

Which practically means…

They’re trying to use the same tricks and techniques on a range of different dog breeds.

They’re trying to use the same old cookie-cutter solutions.

And think about it…

Every “major” dog guru stresses that every dog breed is different and that you should tailor your diet, grooming, and socialization needs based on that breed’s needs.

But then when it comes to training…

They all send you to the same old cookie-cutter solution that is supposed to solve all your dog’s misbehaving problems.

It just makes no sense.

And after training tons of different dogs over the years…

And “battle testing” different techniques…

What it ACTUALLY looks like is this:

The same techniques and principles don’t work as well for a tiny breed like a french bulldog and a big and active dog like a german shepherd.

And by using the same old cookie-cutter techniques, you’re just shooting yourself in the foot.

And not only are you wasting your time, but you’re also damaging your relationship with your dog, by using the wrong techniques and principles.

But that’s not all.

Probably the biggest problem I’ve seen with most modern gurus and programs is …

Relying on the surface level things, and not addressing the root cause of the problem.

Now, remember why I told you most techniques I tried with Max didn’t move the needle one bit when it comes to his behavior?

Well, the reason for that is because it didn’t address the root cause of the problem.

It didn’t address the ancestral instincts my dog had deeply rooted in him.

You see when that old lady told me about brain triggers for the first time – I was skeptical.

I didn’t believe it one bit.

But when I tried using it on my dog… it did wonders.

And after consulting with a ton of professionals in the field of dog training,


And general dog wellness…

It all led me to one simple conclusion:

The Key To Changing Your Dogs’ Behaviour is Knowing What His/Her Brain Triggers Are… And Then Programming Them For Your Good

Now, I’m going to be honest.

Over the years, the only people who could get this information are my close friends and personal training clients.

And not everyone had the resources to hire me for private consultations and dog training.

I received countless emails and messages about German Shepherds misbehaving – all of which I knew the solution to.

But I just couldn’t help everyone. And this made me feel terrible.

That’s what got me thinking…

How can I provide the same value I give to my 1 on 1 premium clients, but make it affordable to everyone?

Then it struck me.

I realized I needed to make a system that is not only up to date with all the newest dog training discoveries…

Tailor-made specifically so it works perfectly for one dog breed…

And addresses the root cause of EVERY dog misbehavior…

But it also had to be an easy-to-follow guide that anyone can apply to make his dog a trustworthy and loving family member. 

It would need to reveal absolutely everything you need to transform any GSD into the dog of your dreams even if you have no prior experience or expertise.

It had to be very revealing so you get a new understanding and the full, real picture of German Shepherds.

And after a lot of thinking and planning – I came up with a solution.

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Absolutely! Our methods are developed with the well-being of your German Shepherd in mind. They rely on positive reinforcement techniques that are gentle, safe, and effective for dogs of all ages and temperaments.

Yes, the program is designed to help owners of German Shepherds with various behavioral challenges, including aggression. Our strategies aim to understand the root cause of the aggression and address it in a humane and effective way.

With the current discount, the program costs $47.

The Brain Triggers Method is available online and can be accessed from anywhere in the world. All you need is an internet connection to start transforming your German Shepherd’s behavior.

Many of our clients begin to see noticeable improvements in their German Shepherd’s behavior within just a few days of consistently applying our techniques. However, every dog is unique, and results can vary.

We stand behind our program with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you don’t see the results you were hoping for, contact us within the specified trial period for a full refund.

Currently, The Brain Triggers Method is exclusively available through our official website. This allows us to offer comprehensive support and resources directly to you without the need for a middleman.

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