Well, i probably wouldn't have said it, but I sure would have thought it. If the mom wasn't the owner, I would have just said 'thanks for your concern, but he knows not to come in the house when he's wet'.
The truest answer to violence is love. The truest answer to death is life. The only prevention for violence is for the heart to have no violence within it. We cannot prevent evil through any system devised by mankind. But we can grapple with evil and defeat it, but only with love—real love.