A rescue dog was so badly behaved after being mistreated by drug addict owners that no one would keep him for more than a year.
But now Horus has become the star pupil at his obedience school after mastering 50 commands... in sign language.
The deaf mongrel was taken in by sign language enthusiast Rosie Gibbs, 30, who used Makaton - a basic form of sign language often used on children - to train him.
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He's got it! Rosie Gibbs has transformed tearaway mongrel Horus into a canny canine after teaching him 50 sign language commands
Jumping through hoops: Ms Gibbs, who lives near Lockerbie, Scotland, signs 'sit' and Horus obeys, left, while right, she's even got him jumping through hoops for her