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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.



“Congratulations to the following new Inductees of the Field Trial Hall of Fame. The Ceremony for the Inductees will take place at the National Bird Dog Museum on Saturday, February 11th at 9:00 a.m. Local Time”.

Pointer and Setter FTHoF
David A. Fletcher
Allen R. Linder
Funseeker’s Rebel (Owners Frank & Mercy Fonseca, Trainer Fred Dileo)
Great River Ice (Owners Jack & Brian Sanchez, Handler Mike Tracy)

Brittany FTHoF
Mary Jo Trimble
NFC/DC/AFC Shady’s Tia Maria (Owners Marilynne & Clem Little)
FC/AFC Smarteyes-Joker (Owner Steve Ralph)

Retriever FTHoF
Rick Van Bergen
Judy Powers
John Goettl
NAFC-FC Beorn’s Blazing Hydropsyche (Owners Dr. William & Cynthia Howard)
NAFC-FC MD’s Cotton Pick’n Cropper (Owners Newt & Karen Cropper)

English Springer Spaniel FTHoF
Gary Wilson
NCFC/FC/AFC Windmillwood Storm (Owner Ewen McMillan & Handler Terry Pellow)

German Shorthaired Pointer FTHoF
Peter Kainz
NFC/FC Chisholm’s Creek Cuttin Loose “Cutter” (Owner Mark Wasserman)
NAFC/FC/AFC Annie’s Little Stinker “Chloe” (Owners James and Sara Messer)

Cocker Spaniel FTHoF
Albert Winslow
NFTC FTC Berol’s Petey’s Boy (Clarence Wingate, Handler)
FC CFC Warreners Yellowhammer MH (Owners Paul McGagh & Vicky Thomas)

Red Setter FTHoF
Don Beauchamp
Ernie Lewis
Celtic’s Sua Sponte “Suzie” (Owner Paul Ober & Handler Butch Beyer)


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.



Laser engraving text 1st row:
2nd row if desired:
3rd row if desired:
4th 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.




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