Golden retriever - Golden retrievers are the ultimate family dog for a reason. Kind, trustworthy, friendly, and loyal, they'll potentially love your children more than you do.. Beagle - Beagles are amiable, determined, and gentle, perfect traits for a dog that will be introduced to a baby. Border Collie - Delightfully intelligent, the border collie's love for work means he'll not only care and help raise your baby, but also take pride in it. English bulldog - Docile and gregarious, they are also loyal dogs that tend to be protective of and affectionate with children. Newfoundland - These gentle giants boast the cuddly personality of a giant teddy bear and will likely become your little one's best friend.