life table data Ruerd Heeg, numericalexample.com 14 August 2009 This valuable research gives a lot of new data on dog mortality, especially since it involves such a large population. I have written a calculator computing the death risk of a cat or a dog of given age over a given period. The url is http://www.numericalexample.com/index.php?view=article&id=92. You should also be able to find it by searching the internet on "dog mortality numericalexample". Unfortunately the dog statistics for this calculator are from old japanese research from early 80-ties of about 5000 dogs. I would like to improve the calculations with better and more recent statistical data, that is with more so called "life tables". Unfortunately I can not find any better dog and cat life tables myself. So if you have more recent dog life tables can you send then to me ? Or can you send me copies of scientific papers containing these life tables ? In particular I am interested in dog life tables by gender and breed. Competing interests mortality dogs cats "life tables"