Collies are from Scotland. The most recognizable one being Lassie. Collies are known for their love of children. They are known to even watch over and protect them.
Goldendoodles are a cross breed of Poodles and Golden Retrivers that have fast become one of the most popular breeds today. They are affectionate, loyal and highly obedient. Goldendoodles are gentle, patient and good with children of all ages.
Golden Retrievers are patient, loyal and thrive on the commotion of children. They are even tempered and considered great playmates for kids.
Whippets are versatile, they make great show dogs as well as therapy dogs. They have a very gentle disposition and make wonderful family pets. To add to their attributes their size is perfect. Not too big that they might knock over kids and not too small to be easily injured.
Irish Setters are from, you guessed it, Ireland! They are a high energy dog and great for families with older active kids.
Originally bred to be guard dogs, Boxers are great family dogs. They are good with active older kids.