just wanted to update this. The hairballs have ceased. The culprete. Wysong Dentatreat! The nice lady at Global convinced me to give it ago. It never occured to me that maybe this could have been the problem, but once I thought about it, I stopped giving it to them and the hairballs have stopped!
Please please please give Maggie the steak! Its not too big for her little mouth!
Their impression of power is remarkable. They give one the feeling of immense reserves of energy, of great reservoirs of knowledge, of tolerance of disposition, obstinacy of purpose, and tenacity of principle. They are responsive, and they have a lot of quiet, good sense.
-J. Wentworth Day, from The Dog in Sport, 1938