By the way, if anyone wants to play a great trick on a friend or family member with dogs, try this one. My mom got me with it a few years ago. If you see a stuffed animal skunk at a rummage sale or thrift store, pick it up and place it somewhere on your property where it isn't necessarily obvious to humans but a magnet for dogs. When we got out of the truck my dog b-lined it for the "skunk" while I was screaming, "Noooooooooooooo"! That was payback for many, many shenanigans played on my mom over the years.
here's some ideas on keeping them an other pesty critters away , from automated water sprayers, to granules of deterrents