1) Great Dane
The definition of gentle giant, the Great Dane just must be included in this video. Great Danes are easy going dogs that love their family and need a lot of interaction with its owners. These dogs are super friendly, loyal and gentle, and they make perfect dog friends for kids. Of course, you should never leave them alone with very young child, but that is true for all the breeds in the world.
The Leonberger is typically very calm and quiet dog, but definitely not lethargic. They are pretty active outdoors and they need a lot of interaction with its family. They will love longer hikes and walks, but they are typically calm indoors where they are generally good with kids or other pets. The Leonberger is also very emphatetic breed and they seem to have great intuition when it comes to human emotions.
The Newfie is a giant gentle fluffball. Their temperament could not be better for family life. They are absolutely loving, gentle and unflappable. They are also outstanding workers and they are good for active families as well. They will like longer hikes and they absolutely love swimming.
Most of the Mastiffs are good family companions. This include English Mastiff, Bullmastiff or for example Neapolitan Mastiff. It is true, that they are protective and natural guard dogs, but around its own family, they are loving and affectionate dogs with calm demeanor, which makes them excellent family dogs, even for kids.
The Kuvasz is a giant livestock guardian dog and they do have strong guarding instincts. They will do anything in their power to protect its family. It is not the typical family companion and they are not the best choice for novice dog owners, because of their alertness, but in the right hands, this is assertive, calm and patient family dog, that will do anything he can for its family.
6) Irish Wolfhound
The tallest of all dog breeds is also one of the sweetest. It is not uncommon for these dogs to be 35 inches tall, which is 90 cm and they are known for their unkept appearance, which can be intimidating for some people. But the Irish Wolfhound is very loyal dog with mild and calm nature and they want to be around its family all the time.
7) Dogue de Bordeaux
This massive mastiff dog with large head look fierce, but under their tough appearance, this is extremely loyal, loving and gentle breed. It is very relaxed and patient breed, but they are also very protective when they sense any danger. Overall, very good family dog.
8) Great Pyrenees
One of the more active breeds in this video, the Great Pyrenees is a dog with massive power but with sweet dispositions. It is a working breed with protective instincts, which is typical for livestock guardians, but when they are at home, with its family, this is calm, well mannered, trustworthy and gentle dog.
9) Bernese Mountain dog
All the four Swiss mountain dogs are good with kids. Next to Bernese Mountain dog it is also the Greater Swiss Mountain dog, Entlebucher Mountain dog and Apenzeller Mountain dog, but the Bernese is definitely the most popular one. All four are farm dogs and livestock guardians and they are very intelligent, pretty kind and gentle, easy to train, affectionate and openhearted dogs.
10) Saint Bernard
The last dog in this video is another gentle giant, this time, the famous St. Bernard. This breed is known as a skilled search and rescue dog from Swiss Alps, but it is also loving family companion that gets along well with children. It is very tolerant and playful breed.