I got one of those ugodog things when my dog was a puppy and didn't like it. When I got mine they where like $50 too, and it's just plastic. I could have made something on my own with a low sided plastic tote and grating and it would have been way less money.
Anyways, it didn't work well for my dog. He would go to the bathroom and if he didn't aim perfectly for the middle of the thing, he'd get pee and poo running off the edges onto the floor next to the ugodog. It's light too, so yeah my dog would remove the grates on top when he was a puppy and he could easily move the entire thing across the floor if/when he wanted too. He's a toy breed dog too.
If you're going to try indoor potty training, I'd recommend either looking at dog litter boxes (with higher sides to help them keep everything in the right place) or like Nibbler suggested looking a systems that use either real or fake grass/sod. Make the indoor potty as distinctive as possible, so the dog knows what it is and what it's for and can't mistake anything else for a bathroom area. I've heard a lot of stories where people used potty pads and dogs would start peeing on things like area rugs and blankets, etc. To a dog, an area rug or a towel or something on the floor can look very similar to a potty pad.
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