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Welcome To The Bird Dog Foundation, Inc.

The Bird Dog Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization with revenue generated solely through donations from supporters. Benefactor participation is vital to our continued operation and all gifts to the Foundation are tax deductible to the extent provided by U.S. law.

A dedication ceremony was held on September 1st, 2016 for the completed wall which welcomes people to
“Grand Junction- The Bird Dog and Field Trial Capital of the World.”.
Among the dignitaries who attended were: TN State Senator Dolores Gresham; Jimmy Sain, Mayor of Hardeman County; and Curtis Lane, Mayor of Grand Junction.
The Bird Dog Museum hosted a reception following the ceremony.


Paving Memory Lane

Our newest fundraiser will be known as “Paving Memory Lane.” The museum will be offering engraved bricks on which you can immortalize your dog or a person that you feel should be honored or remembered. The bricks can have up to four lines of text with up to 15 characters per line. These bricks will be used to create a memorial walk from the museum’s parking lot to the front door. The cost is $100 per brick and the bricks may be ordered three different ways:

By Mail: Click on this order form link to print out and complete the information. Return this in the mail to the museum with either a check or money order to:
P.O. Box 774, Grand Junction, TN 38039.

By Phone: Call the museum at (731) 764-2058 and provide the necessary information and a credit card number.

By Website via Paypal: Log on to www.birddogfoundation.com  and click on the Paving Memory Lane secure donation button on the Home page.


Paving Memory Lane Order:
Laser engraving text 1st row:
2nd row if desired:

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Museum Hours
Tuesday  through  Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 10:00-4:00 PM
Sunday 1:00-4:00 PM
Closed Mondays
Admission Free - Donations Appreciated

BDF Holiday Closures:
Independence Day - Thanksgiving day - Christmas Eve - Christmas Day - New Year's Day

Mission Statement
(Officially adopted 2-13-05)

 “Dedicated to preserving the past and protecting the future for
sporting dog fanciers the world over.”

The mission will be achieved by uniting sporting dog owners to support the following:

National Bird Dog Museum for Pointing Dogs, Retrievers, and Spaniels


Maintain a Sporting Dog Complex to house historical memorabilia of the sporting breeds and the people involved with them.


Use the Sporting Dog Complex to introduce the public to and educate them about the sporting dog activities.

Field Trial Hall of Fame


 Maintain a venue in the Sporting Dog Complex to honor persons and dogs that have contributed significantly to the sport.

Wildlife Heritage Center


Maintain the Wildlife Heritage Center to educate both adults and youth about upland game birds and waterfowl and the conservation needed to protect them.

Contact Us
Primary Office Phone: 731-764-2058
Office Fax: 731-764-3004

Postal Address
PO Box 774
505 West Hwy 57
Grand Junction, TN 38039

Click Here For Area Map

Gift Shop
Gift Shop Phone: (731) 764-6168
Gift Shop E-mail: gifts@birddogfoundation.com 
Shop Online, by mail, by phone or come by for a visit.
General Email - sportdog@bellsouth.net
Executive Director: Tonya Brotherton  cottonquaildog@att.net
Secretary: Renee Houston  
Gift Shop Manager: Cissye Pierce  gifts@birddogfoundation.com
Education Coordinator /Librarian: Lucy Cogbill  library@birddogfoundation.com




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505 Hwy 57, Grand Junction, TN 38039
Phone: (731) 764-2058   Fax: (731) 764-3004
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