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Need Fetch help

I've read a ton of the how to teach fetch threads, but Stella is a little weird: she shows no interest in the ball AT ALL. She has a food drive that you wouldn't believe, but the best I can get her to do is a casual check to see where the ball went after I've tossed it (even just a couple of feet). I've tried the backchaining thing, but she won't even take the ball from my hand. She'll smell it, but after deciding that it's not food, moves on to something else. I've even tried cutting the ball open and stuffing it with treats, but she won't pick the thing up, she'll pin it between her paws and try and chew it with her front teeth (very daintily), but no bite or hold. Oh, and she doesn't play tug either. Thanks all!

Stella Von Holtzmann: GSD, Born Oct. 16 2009, The poop eater.
The Honorable Mr. Rhett Butler: Irish Setter, Born April 20, 2008, The Dog Faced Clown
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